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Pineapple Express Announces Equity Investment by Cultural Icon Larry Flynt

LOS ANGELES, March 25, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- PINEAPPLE EXPRESS, INC. (OTCPink:PNPL) (the “Company”), a publicly traded company that offers consulting, technology, investments, turn-key property rentals and branding concepts to businesses in the legal cannabis industry, announced today that it has secured an investment from world-renowned defender of First Amendment rights and Chairman of the HUSTLER® brand of properties, Mr. Larry Flynt.

The 100,000 common shares Mr. Flynt purchased for $100,000 are restricted from trading for a defined period of time based on SEC rules and regulations. The Company has concluded this offering with Flynt as the sole subscriber.

“We are fortunate to have such an amazing investor by our side,” stated Matthew Feinstein CEO at Pineapple Express. “Knowing that Mr. Flynt has made an investment in our company provides impetus for everyone at headquarters to surpass expectations and deliver excellent results. We look forward building long-term value for Mr. Flynt as well as our other shareholders.”

About Pineapple Express

Headquartered in Los Angeles, CA, Pineapple Express is a publicly traded company that invests in, expands, and brands existing and newly established canna-businesses through expert consulting and cutting-edge technology. We provide capital to our canna-business clientele, lease real properties to canna-businesses, and provide consulting and technology to operators within the cannabis industry. We intend to create a nationally branded chain of company-owned cannabis retail stores under the "Pineapple Express" name, as soon as federal laws allow. As long as cannabis remains federally illegal, our operations will be limited to consulting, product licensing, leasing to and investing in existing and new canna-businesses, selling industry specific technology and branding/retail concept support services. Home to some of the most experienced and well-connected minds in the business, Pineapple Express is at the forefront of the legal cannabis industry.

Forward-Looking Statements:

This release contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and Section 21E of the Securities and Exchange Act of 1934, as amended. Statements that are not a description of historical facts constitute forward-looking statements and may often, but not always, be identified by the use of such words as "expects", "anticipates", "intends", "estimates", "plans", "potential", "possible", "probable", "believes", "seeks", "may", "will", "should", "could" or the negative of such terms or other similar expressions. Actual results may differ materially from those set forth in this release due to the risks and uncertainties inherent in the Company's business, including that we have a limited operating history, are dependent upon key personnel whose loss may adversely impact our business, and some of our business activities and the business activities of some of our customers and counterparties, while believed to be compliant with applicable state law, may be illegal under federal law because they violate the Federal Controlled Substances Act. Readers are cautioned not to place undue reliance on these forward-looking statements, which speak only as of the date hereof. More detailed information about the Company is available at www.otcmarkets.com/stock/PNPL/quote. All forward-looking statements are qualified in their entirety by this cautionary statement and the Company undertakes no obligation to revise or update this release to reflect events or circumstances after the date hereof.

Company Contact: Matthew Feinstein CEO/Chairman Pineapple Express, Inc. 1901 Avenue of the Stars, 2nd Floor Los Angeles, CA. 90067 Office: 877-310-PNPL Investor Relations Contact: Scott Arnold CorProminence LLC 377 Oak Street Garden City, NY 11530

Source:Pineapple Express, Inc.